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The Old Rectory

A Grade II Listed Building in Washford Pyne, Devon

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Latitude: 50.8933 / 50°53'35"N

Longitude: -3.6907 / 3°41'26"W

OS Eastings: 281191

OS Northings: 111786

OS Grid: SS811117

Mapcode National: GBR L7.S2TD

Mapcode Global: FRA 365R.00G

Plus Code: 9C2RV8V5+8P

Entry Name: The Old Rectory

Listing Date: 4 November 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1251268

English Heritage Legacy ID: 433929

Location: Washford Pyne, Mid Devon, Devon, EX17

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Washford Pyne

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Washford Pyne St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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SS 81 SW
- The Old Rectory

House, former rectory. 1859 according to parish records. Plastered rubble; rubble
stacks topped with C19 brick, coated slate roof. L-shaped building with 2-room main
block facing south-east with end stacks and 2-room crosswing projecting forward on
left (south-west) end which has central axial stack. 2 storeys. Regular 4-window
front to main block made up of 16-pane sashes, many with horns. Door at left end
and window left of centre lay behind late C19 porch and conservatory with red tile
roof. Conservatory has glazed front containing a sash with glazing bars and margin
panes and porch projects forward slightly and includes a plank door with Gothic-
style strap hinges with fleur-de-lys finials, half-hipped roof and glazed front on
low rubble wall - the glazing is mostly original with glazing bars defining
geometric shapes and containing geometric patterns of leaded glass, some coloured.
Plain deep eaves. Roof is gable ended to right and stack at that end projects
slightly. Front gable end of cross wing has canted bay window with forward 16-pane
sash and flanking 8-pane sashes to ground floor, a 16-pane sash to first floor and
blind recess in gable, possibly a blocked attic light. 2-window front to south-west
(overlooking the garden) with canted bay windows similar to that on end to ground
floor and 16-pane sashes to first floor.
Interior not inspected.
Sources: Devon C19 Church Project.

Listing NGR: SS8119111786

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